[Italy] 31 PhD Positions at Scuola Normale Superiore

31 PhD Positions at Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Host (Institutions): 
Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Field of Study: 

Molecular Biophysics, Chemistry, Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Mathematics, Mathematics for Industrial Technologies or for Finance, and Neurobiology

PhD, Doctoral

The Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) is accepting applications for 31 PhD positions in the Faculty of Sciences. Spring and autumn selections will be held for the 2011/2012 academic year as follows:

  • 4 positions in Molecular Biophysics (in partnership with IIT-Italian Institute of Technology)
  • 4 positions in Chemistry
  • 8 positions in Physics
  • 3 positions in Condensed Matter Physics (in partnership with the Silvio Tronchetti Provera Foundation and with the IIT-Italian Institute of Technology)
  • 7 positions in Mathematics
  • 2 positions in Mathematics for Industrial Technologies or for Finance (in partnership with the INGV-National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology)
  • 3 positions in Neurobiology

The following are application requisites:

  • MS, MSc or equivalent. Candidates may apply prior to completing their MS/MSc, but must present their diploma by 31 October 2011
  • less than 30 years of age as of 31 October 2011
  • knowledge of English or Italian
  • never to have been expelled from the SNS
  • not to have applied more than once for a PhD at the SNS
  • never to have been definitively sentenced to prison
  • results from the ETS - GRE – General Test and the GRE if the MS/MSc was not completed in a nation member of the European Higher Education Area.

How to Apply PhD Positions?

The application must be made on plain paper, in either Italian or English, using the format provided in the Application Form, accompanied by all required attachments listed on the Further Information pages, and signed by the candidate.

These complete application materials may be delivered by hand or sent by mail to:
Scuola Normale Superiore,
Servizio Segreteria Allievi,
piazza dei Cavalieri 7, 56126 Pisa,
or sent, exclusively in .pdf format, by electronic mail to the address: [email protected]

Study in: 
Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
Thursday 31 March 2011 for the spring session; Monday 12 September 2011 for the autumn session.


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